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Thermo Fisher Scientific Senior Manager, Scientific Affairs in Saint Louis, Missouri

When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Location/Division Specific Information

The Genetic Sciences Division (GSD), based in South San Francisco is at the forefront of innovation for genetic analysis research and clinical applications. The Genetic Testing Solutions (GTS) within the GSD is a cross-platform organization designed to accelerate growth in the clinical space. The team is dedicated to working across all genetic analysis platforms with focus on high-growth opportunities - developing products/solutions for key applied clinical markets such as infectious disease, pharmacogenomics, public health and oncology.

What will you do?

The Sr. Scientific Affairs Manager will be part of the Medical and Scientific Affairs (MSA) team and report to the Sr. Director with primary focus on the clinical markets. This includes collaborating with different platform-specific R&D and Marketing teams to generate scientific evidence to support the product.

Key Components

  • Has had experience working in various therapeutic areas especially infectious diseases, oncology, and inherited diseases.

  • Understands trends in conventional and molecular diagnostic methods. Has strong knowledge of qPCR, CE, Microarray and NGS platforms and the corresponding clinical applications.

  • Understand scientific studies to support pre-launch and on-market clinical products. This would include concept, study design, drafting and reviewing study protocols and writing study reports.

  • Be able to devise a publication plan around the scientific studies that includes scientific abstracts, posters, case reports, and manuscripts for submission to scientific congresses or peer-reviewed journals.

  • Building a strong KOL network, conduct scientific advisory boards and facilitate key influencers to generate publications in reputable scientific journals to create awareness and advance our clinical interests.

  • Understands genetic analysis "sample-to-answer" workflows of various customer segments. Leverages diverse global experience across various stakeholders (labs, hospitals, clinicians, patients, payers and policy makers) to advance clinically relevant solutions globally.

How will you get here?


  • Bachelors Degree Required

  • Doctorate level degree (PharmD, MD, PhD); or, Master's level degree in related discipline preferred


  • Infectious Disease and Oncology experience highly preferred.

  • Experience in biotech / pharmaceutical business preferred.

​Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated excellent writing skills in the form of first author scientific publications and conference presentation skills. Candidates will be expected to show objective proof in the form of published articles and/or presentations.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with KOLs, partners and customers to positively advance the organizational/brand's strategic and tactical objectives

  • Able to act independently and assume responsibility for multiple initiatives in a fast-faced environment yet remain flexible in response to changing needs and competing demands.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 75,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.